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  • Von Miller bounces back from ACL surgery

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has officially returned to his old form. He's been named the NFL's AFC Defensive Player of the Month for the second time in his career. The other time was in November 2012 when Miller was in the midst of a franchise record...

  • Caesars unveils new look, name at LINQ hotel

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has unveiled the new look of its LINQ Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Chief Commercial Officer Tariq Shaukat (TAR'-ik SHAW'-kat) said Thursday was the first day hotel guests experienced results of a $223 million remodel that shed trappings...

  • Tempur Sealy misses 3Q profit forecasts

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $37.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 60 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to...

  • Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan by Stockton, California, one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to eliminate more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching its massive pension obligations. Marking a critical...

  • Starbucks plans delivery after sales fall short

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year. The Seattle-based company declined to provide more details, but has been pushing to get people to use...

  • Online stores fight Amazon for piece of retail pie

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com's low prices and seemingly endless array of goods have made it the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerce. The company is projected to have over $89 billion in revenue this year. Its massive success has driven other...

  • Citi cuts earnings due to regulatory probes

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup has slashed its third-quarter earnings by $600 million, saying that recent investigations by regulators have altered the results it reported earlier this month. The New York-based bank on Thursday adjusted its quarterly net income to $2.8 billion from a...

  • Nielsen: 23.5 million saw Game 7 of World Series

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 23.5 million people watched the San Francisco Giants' 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7, enabling the matchup to escape the distinction of least-watched World Series. The Nielsen company says more people watched Wednesday night's contest than...

  • Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention. Hello Kitty Con is expected to draw some 25,000 fans over four days. Long lines snaked through the sold-out event Thursday at the Geffen...

  • Mack making impact for Raiders even without sacks

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Mack has done just about everything the Oakland Raiders have asked of him his rookie season. He has solidified the run defense with his ability to fight off blocks and get into the backfield, pressured quarterbacks consistently as a pass rusher and forced...

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